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50 Amazing Acting Quotes That Inspire Your

Here is the list of the 50 Amazing Acting Quotes That Inspire You as follow,

Inspirational Acting Quotes

  • Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances.- (Acting Quotes)Sanford Meisner 
  • An actor is a fool for God.- Gerardine Clark
  • Without wonder and insight, acting is just a business. With it, it becomes a creation.- Bette Davis
  • The best acting is instinctive. It’s not intellectual, it’s not mechanical, it’s instinctive.- Craig MacDonald
  • That’s what makes acting so attractive. You get to break all your own rules. Gerardine Clark
  • Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life.- Bette Davis
  • Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.- Rosalind Russell

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  • Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.-Meryl Streep
  • Good acting — real acting is impossible to spot. Do you ever catch talents like Robert Duvall or Kathy Bates acting? No. I defy you to show me where.- (Acting Quotes)William Esper
  • Stop explaining yourself. Shut up and act!- (Acting Quotes)Craig MacDonald
  • Find in yourself those human things which are universal.- Sanford Meisner
  • The more personal, the more universal.- Gary Ballinger
  • An actor has to burn inside with an outer ease.- (Acting Quotes)Michael Chekhov
  • Use what you know. Don’t worry about what you don’t know.- Michael Shurtleff
  • The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor has to work on is his mind.- Stella Adler
  • An ounce of behavior is worth a pound of words.- Sanford Meisner
  • Conflict is what creates drama. The more conflict actors find, the more interesting the performance.- Michael Shurtleff
  • If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable.- Jack Lemmon
  • Creating relationships is the heart of acting. It is basic. It is essential.- Michael Shurtleff
  • Listening is not merely hearing. Listening is reacting. Listening is being affected by what you hear. Listening is active.- Michael Shurtleff
  • Whatever you decide is your motivation in the scene, the opposite of that is also true and should be in it.- Michael Shurtleff

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  • Humor [in a scene] is not jokes. It is that attitude toward being alive without which you would long ago have jumped off the 59th Street Bridge.- Michael Shurtleff
  • Every scene you will ever act begins in the middle, and it is up to you, the actor, to provide what comes before.- Michael Shurtleff
  • The first step to a better audition is to give up character and use yourself.- (Acting Quotes)Michael Shurtleff 
  • Competition [in a scene] is healthy. Competition is life. Yet most actors refuse to acknowledge this. They don’t want to compete. They want to get along. And they are therefore not first-rate actors.- Michael Shurtleff
  • Honesty isn’t enough for me. That becomes very boring. If you can convince people what you’re doing is real and it’s also bigger than life — that’s exciting.-(Acting Quotes) Gene Hackman 

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  • Take nothing for granted. Make an emotional discovery as often as you can find one in every scene. Ask yourself: What is new?- Michael Shurtleff(Acting Quotes)
  • There’s only one reason why a character drinks: to seek confrontation. To fight for what they want in ways normally denied them.- (Acting Quotes)Michael Shurtleff
  • My job is usually to express emotion as freely as possible.- Meryl Streep
  • I’m curious about other people. That’s the essence of my acting. I’m interested in what it would be like to be you.- (Acting Quotes)Meryl Streep
  • I think the most liberating thing I did early on was to free myself from any concern with my looks as they pertained to my work.- Meryl Streep
  • I believe in imagination. I did Kramer vs. Kramer before I had children. But the mother I would be was already inside me.- Meryl Streep

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  • All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene.- Meryl Streep
  • The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.- Miguel de Cervantes
  • Actors think more with their hearts than with their heads.- (Acting Quotes)William Esper
  • Show me a great actor and I’ll show you a lousy husband. Show me a great actress, and you’ve seen the devil.- W. C. Fields
  • Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.- (Acting Quotes)George Burns
  • The theater has never been any good since the actors became gentlemen.- W.H. Auden
  • Actors die so loud.- (Acting Quotes)Henry Miller
  • I love acting. It is so much more real than life.- Oscar Wilde
  • If I wasn’t an actor, I’d be a secret agent.- Thornton Wilder
  • “If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.” (Acting Quotes)Geena Davis
  • “Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency.” —Denzel Washington
  • “If you live in the past that’s depression, and if you live in the future that’s anxiety. So you have no choice but to live in the present.” —Sarah Silverman
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  • “Giving voice to characters that have no other voice—that’s the great worth of what we do.” —Meryl Streep

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  • “For me, our job as artists is to serve the story, serve the director, and serve the fellow actors. And if you do that, by osmosis you’re serving yourself because you’ll get the best out of yourself.” —(Acting Quotes)David Oyelowo
  • “We think too much and feel too little.” —(Acting Quotes)Charlie Chaplin
  • “When you’re in a theater, it’s about reaching the back rows. When you have a camera in your face, it’s just about knowing the size of the room.” (Acting Quotes)Corey Stoll
  • “An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer.” —Marlon Brando
  • “Without wonder and insight, acting is just a business. With it, it becomes a creation.” (Acting Quotes)Bette Davis

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